Joshua Michael

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Josh Michael

Dean of Library Services; Asst. Professor of Library Science


Josh Michael has worked at the Centennial Library since 2013. He has worked in libraries since 2001 in Washington, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Josh and his wife Caren graduated Cedarville University within a year of each other but didn't meet until several years later. They have four boys and live in Xenia and enjoy finding new restaurants to try.

Education and Credentials

  • M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh
  • M.Div., Northwest Baptist Seminary
  • B.A., History, Cedarville University


Interests: Running, basketball, Touring Civil War battlefields, board games, eating curry

Why Cedarville: I wanted to work in Christian higher education and Cedarville provided a chance for me to do that in a familiar setting as well as offering opportunities to develop my skills and talents further. I enjoy working as part of a committed team that is service-minded and passionate about the Gospel and our common vocation.